Roman Markh has been an Urgent Care and Emergency Medicine Physician Assistant in New York since 2011. In addition to providing adult and pediatric health care, wound care, and acute care, Roman specializes in identifying life-threatening complaints and performing emergency life saving procedures in cases of respiratory arrest, cardiac arrest, sepsis, and similar emergencies. Roman gained this expertise by working as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) in Brooklyn ambulances for two years and holding Physician Assistant roles at Montefiore Medical Center (Bronx) and MedRite Urgent Care (Manhattan) for five years.
Roman’s many responsibilities as a Physician Assistant include obtaining medical histories, performing physical examinations, interpreting diagnostic tests/labs/images, prescribing medications, and administering procedures such as lacerations, I&Ds, venipuncture, IV lines, and foley catheters. He is experienced in performing quick health and physical assessments for busy professionals and international travelers, and handling complex issues such as detox admissions.
Roman earned two degrees from New York Universities: M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies from Pace University and B.S. in Biology, Anatomy, and Physiology from Cornell University. He minored in Information Sciences, has programming experience, and is an advanced user of six EMR systems. He holds RPA-C (NCCPA and NYS), ACLS, PALS, and BLS certifications, and speaks 3 languages: English (fluent), Russian (fluent), and Spanish (conversational).